n [U] ridicule or mockery 嘲笑; 嘲弄; 笑柄
*be an object of general derision, ie be derided by everybody 是大家嘲弄的对象
* Her naive attitude provoked their derision. 她那天真的态度受到他们嘲笑.
when you show that you think someone or something is stupid or silly
His speech was greeted with derision by opposition leaders.
1. Her naive attitude provoked their derision. 她那天真的态度受到他们嘲笑.